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A few feet of snow can really lift your spirits.

Northern Minnesota is known the world over for its winters, and no one else in the state can claim more steady or substantial snowfall. The powder is high here, and so is our outlook on life.

Snowfall and Trail Conditions

Plan a relaxing Gunflint winter vacation

Cross Country Skiing

Is your heart racing from the excitement or the workout?
Beginners and experts agree: cross-country skiing along the Gunflint Trail offers [...]


Dogsledding is a thrilling silent sport .

Dog Sledding

Hop on the sled, and travel back through time.
A hundred years ago, dog-sledding was one of the few ways to [...]


Ice Fishing on Gunflint Trail lakes.

Ice Fishing

Fish on.
The fishing stories you’ve heard about the Gunflint Trail and BWCAW are true. Huge lake trout. Spectacular rainbows. Plus [...]


Sleighrides

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Winter in wonderland.
We all appreciate the north woods in winter, but you haven’t experienced the snowy season on the Gunflint [...]


The Gunflint Trail offers some of the best snowmobile trails in the upper midwest.

Snowmobiling

Blaze your trail.
There are many snowmobile trails in Minnesota, but few are as scenic as the sixty miles that carve [...]


Snnowshoe trails on the Gunflint Trail - Northeast Minnesota. Rentals available.

Snowshoeing

Each step stamps out a little more stress.
Nine groomed snowshoeing trails cut 25 silent miles through northeastern Minnesota’s Gunflint Trail, [...]


Cross-country and nordic skiing on the Gunflint Trail groomed trail system.

Trail Conditions

It all comes down to how the snow stacks up.
Gunflint Trails: Trails are groomed regularly and in great shape. [...]


Northern Hawk Owl on the Gunflint Trail

Winter Birding

How many birds can you see
when there aren’t any people to get in the way?
When you’re on the Gunflint Trail [...]


White-tailed Deer on the Gunflint Trail - Winter wildlife.

Winter Wildlife

It’s like the Discovery Channel, everywhere you turn.
Wildlife on the Gunflint Trail is real, and it’s often right in front [...]


 
 

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